Sesquicentennial International Exposition Commemorative Medal

Sesquicentennial International Exposition Commemorative Medal
Sesquicentennial International Exposition Commemorative Medal
Title
Sesquicentennial International Exposition Commemorative Medal
Date 
1926
Medium 
Bronze
Dimensions 
diameter: 1 5/16 in. ( 3.4 cm )
Description 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing head of Washington within thirteen stars, facing right, with surrounding legend: "SESQUICENTENNIAL-INTERNATIONAL-EXPOSITION"; inscription below head, at center: "PHILADELPHIA/1926." Reverse depicts Liberty with torch riding winged Pegasus above clouds.
Credit Line 
Gift of Miss Elizabeth D. Embler
Object Number 
1940.236
Marks 
Inscription: reverse, upper left, faintly: "ALBIN POLASEK"
Gallery Label 
This medal was the official medal of the Exposition, struck with U.S. Mint machinery on exposition grounds.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group